Pecteilis gigantea

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Pecteilis gigantea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Pecteilis
Species: Pecteilis gigantea


Pecteilis gigantea (Sm.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 38 (1837)


  • Basionym
    • Orchis gigantea Sm., Exot. Bot. 2: 79 (1806)
  • Homotypic
    • Habenaria gigantea (Sm.) D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 24 (1825)
  • Heterotypic


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya.
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Myanmar.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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